All California Mine Disasters in Descending Fatality Order
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All California Mine Disasters in Descending Fatality Order
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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
08/27/1922 Argonaut View the planets for this day Jackson, CA Gold Fire 47 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/24/1889 Utica View the planets for this day Angels Camp, CA Gold Cave-in 17
11/30/1907 Fremont View the planets for this day Drytown, CA Gold Fire 11
07/10/1879 Standard View the planets for this day Bodie, CA Gold Explosives 10
11/12/1934 Rohl-Connolly Quarry View the planets for this day Avalon, CA Granite Explosives 9
04/28/1917 Mountain King View the planets for this day Mariposa County, CA Gold Asphyxiation 7
07/24/1876 Black Diamond View the planets for this day Nortonville, CA Bituminous Explosion 6
10/03/1879 Tioga View the planets for this day Bodie, CA Gold Hoisting 6
01/19/1909 Stone Canyon View the planets for this day Chancellor, CA Bituminous Explosion 6
02/19/1937 Walker View the planets for this day Quincy, CA Copper Explosives 6
05/30/1874 Amador View the planets for this day Amador, CA Gold Hoisting 5
07/14/1930 Glenn View the planets for this day Lost Chance, CA Gold Fire 5
12/07/1906 Edison Tunnel View the planets for this day Bakersfield, CA Tunnel Cave-in 5
09/04/1929 Calaveras View the planets for this day Copperopolis, CA Copper Cave-in 5
01/05/1971 El Dorado View the planets for this day Shingle Springs, CA Limestone Hoisting 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/23/1915 Brandy City View the planets for this day Brandy City, CA Other Explosives 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/25/1975 Boron View the planets for this day Boron, CA Boron Asphyxiation 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/20/1970 Hazard View the planets for this day Foresthill, CA Gold Asphyxiation 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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